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Feb 9, 2013 2:00am PST
point, that is. >>> in rhode island, more than 800,000 customers don't have electricity, more than a fifth of its population. poppy harlow is there. >> reporter: i wouldn't like to do it with anyone but you, good morning, marty, good morning, america. many of you waking up, millions of you to a complete whiteout what we have here in providence, rhode island. i want to take a second trip to pan our camera and show you the whiteout conditions we've had since 10:00, 11:00 eastern. it's a tall hotel and restaurant but you wouldn't know by looking at it. you can't see that. that's what we've been dealing w where are we? we're literally in front of town hall in the center of providence. i've been here for hours on end here and we haven't seen really a single pedestrian. a few stragglers around 10:00 p.m. and sledding around here but that's about it. it's been completely abandoned. theyen baaed traffic after 5:00 p.m. eastern making it illegal for anyone in rhode island to be on the roads. ist-95 that entire corridor, connecticut, rhode island, completely shut down, folks. that has hasn't
Feb 9, 2013 8:00am EST
, rhode island. take it away. >> reporter: good morning, marty. good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us. quite pleasant here, relatively speak i speaking. the snow has slowed down, wind gusts are no more, at least for now. providence, rhode island, turning a corner after a bitter, bitter storm with really torrential rain/snow pellets coming at us all night long. that caused a big issue here, which the city of providence, the state of rhode island is trying to deal with this morning. that is massive power outages, wet, thick snow falling on trees, on power lines. it means about nearly 200,000 homes here in rhode island are without power. that is what they're dealing with at this hour. some good news, some of those bridges out to places like newport, rhode island, have reopened. they closed late last night because of these sustained 58-mile-per-hour wind gusts we were getting. those have reopened. i-95, that huge interstate through massachusetts, connecticut, rhode island still closed, though. roads here in providence closed a's well since 5:00 eastern right now. illegal to
Feb 9, 2013 3:00am PST
, welcome. we are standing in the middle of providence, rhode island. this is right in front of city hall. and i haven't seen more than two people here in, i guess since about 5:00 eastern last night. i want to show you what's happening at the end of the block because an hour ago we couldn't see the end of the block and now we can. we're seeing it's getting clearer here, we're not seeing those massive wind gusts, things seem to have turned the corner here, but now the big concern is what do you do about all the homes without power? 187,000 and counting. that's the number as of 6:00 a.m. eastern of homes in rhode island without power and the power company national grid facing a very big uphill battle here. that is a very big portion of the population of rhode island. if you look relatively speaking, it's the hardest hit in terms of how many people without power relatively speaking here. why did that happen? all last night it was relatively warm. so the snow was wet and heavy and fell on those power lines, trees knocked them out. i spent last night talking to the governor, the state, the ma
Feb 9, 2013 6:00am EST
at this point. in rhode island, though, more than 180,000 customers don't have electricity. and that is almost a fifth of that tiny state's population. and cnn's poppy harlow in providence. at least the lights are on where you are. >> reporter: yeah. you know, marty, i want to set the scene for our viewers here. good morning, everyone, welcome. we are standing in the middle of providence, rhode island. this is right in front of city hall. and i haven't seen more than two people here in, i guess since about 5:00 eastern last night. i want to show you what's happening at the end of the block because an hour ago we couldn't see the end of the block and now we can. we're seeing it's getting clearer here, we're not seeing those massive wind gusts, things seem to have turned the corner here, but now the big concern is what do you do about all the homes without power? 187,000 and counting. that's the number as of 6:00 a.m. eastern of homes in rhode island without power and the power company national grid facing a very big uphill battle here. that is a very big portion of the population of rhode islan
Feb 17, 2013 1:30pm EST
for congress. i ran in rhode island's 2nd congressional district in 2006, and i lost, which is why i'm here. but what i can say is it's an amazing experience. and most people who throw their hats into the ring are doing it because they're so passionate about the issues, they're so interested in making a difference, they so want to be involved in the political sphere that a loss is an unfortunate consequence, but the campaign itself is so exhilarating that it's difficult not to want to do it again. >> host: jennifer lawless, tell us about your experience. where were you, why did you run, what was the primary, etc. >> guest: i ran in 2006 in the democratic primary in rhode island's 2nd congressional district against an incumbent who had been there for a while, and prior to that he had served as secretary of state and had been in the state legislature -- >> host: and that is -- >> guest: jim langevin who's still in congress. >> host: right, still in congress. >> guest: and the main reason that i ran was because i felt that he wasn't representing the district on the issues that mattered much to
Feb 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
's in providence, rhode island. ron, good evening. >> reporter: hey, brian, good evening to you. long before the teeth of this storm fully clamps down on new england later tonight, its bite was being felt and the discomfort, well, it spread all over. a 19-vehicle pileup this morning in southern maine was among the earliest indications that today was going to be trouble. luckily, only minor injuries. >> what you see there, is a tractor-trailer on i-84 that has flipped on its side. >> traffic got topsy-turvey in connecticut, too. and signs of things getting worse before getting better were just about everywhere throughout the storm zone, as power trucks await the calls of duty from as far away as ohio. >> i'm asking the general public to make decisions that are wise. >> reporter: officials again repeated warnings for people to stay home and out of the mounting mess. >> i guess mother nature is making up for last year. >> reporter: yielding to fleets of snowplows, making room for emergencies. in rhode island, a slow start for accumulations quickened by afternoon. massachusetts and connecticut g
Feb 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
, and in neighboring rhode island, power is a big issue there. nbc's ron allen and ron mott are in those states. ron allen, let's begin with you. >> reporter: good evening, lester. the conditions here are getting better but it's still somewhat dangerous because there's just so much snow everywhere as you can see. late today the governor lifted the ban on traveling the roads, but he like governor patrick in massachusetts, is still warning the safest course of action for everyone is to just stay home. it took four guys with shovels and a lot of grit to get just one car unstuck this morning. connecticut woke up to whiteout conditions. with several communities buried under more than three feet of snow. the deepest, 40 inches in hamden. >> it's been really hectic. we've been shoveling up in the front of the mall, and it's taking a lot of work. >> reporter: overnight, the blizzard was intense. dumping several inches of snow each hour. >> we've had no snow for multiple years so everybody forgot how to drive in it. >> i have filed a request with the president of the united states for an emergency declaratio
Feb 9, 2013 3:00am PST
, mainly in massachusetts. rhode island has the second most outages. frustrated flyers waking up in airports. logan airport is closed. so far, airlines canceled 5,300 flights through today. the massive storm as seen from space. noaa released this photo before the storm ens phied and grew even larger. let's get the latest from the forecast and snow totals from nbc meteorologist bill karins who had a long night. good morning to you. >> good morning, alex. wouldn't it be nice if one of the forecasts didn't live up to the forecast and hype? are we say these storms are coming and they delivered, if not more. i've seen reports of two feet of snow from new york state, rhode island, connecticut and new hampshire. and i've seen the latest radar of the storm. east of boston, up in the gulf of mexico of maine. that's good. the storm is pulling away for the morning. storm completely over with. the catskills new york city area, done. maybe a few flurries, but no more accumulations. the back edge moving through the berkshires of massachusetts and through connecticut as we go through the mornin
Feb 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
. rail service has been suspended from manhattan to upstate. in rhode island, snow there. similar story. been stacking up as fast as 3 inches in an hour here, up to 2 feet of snow is predicted along with winds possibly topping 60 miles per hour. i'm in the cnn weather center where we're watching the snow storm move across the northeast. this is where our weather folks, our producers are able to get the up to date information so we can pass it along to you as we will be all night long. i hope you stay with me in the wee hours of the morning, until 5:00 this morning with all of the information for you, the updated conditions and a team of reporters and crews fanned out across the entire northeast region. here are a couple for you. far left, ipd raw petersons is in boston. ali velshi in cape cod, in dennis port, massachusetts. allison kosk in manhattan, and chad myers tracking the storm for us here at the cnn weather center. let me begin in boston tonight. look at these cars, covered. logan airport, by the way, measuring one wind gust at 76 miles per hour. folks, that is two miles above hu
Feb 13, 2013 6:00am EST
that area. you have a couple of options -- if you're coming from hyattsville, take rhode island avenue and you can come in through brentwood. >> i will take it from here. we are expecting a wintry mix late this evening and tonight. this is the radar picture. we expect the clouds to fill in shortly. you will not need an umbrella to get to the bus this morning but on your way home, you will need it as the rain begins to push in. 35 degrees in d.c. and 33 adults and 32 degrees in winchester. mostly dry today through the morning hours and by the middle of the afternoon, the rain will arrive at will change to snow this morning and all snow late this evening. a little accumulation in d.c. north and west and we will have more details coming up. >> thank you very much. the nearly two-week search for christopher dorner may be over. forensic testing is set to begin on the charred remains pulled from a burned out cabin. >> it is believed that he was barricaded in after getting into a shootout with deputies. >> authorities believe christopher dorner was barricaded inside a rural cabin. after hundr
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Feb 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
. >> heather: five states, new york, massachusetts, connecticut, new hampshire and rhode island declared states of emergency overnight. ground transportation has been paralyzed. as of this hour, rhode island and massachusetts, they are lifting their driving ban. meanwhile, airlines, they cancelled more than 5300 flights. >> gregg: a lot of people stranded. we'll fill you in everything. i'm gregg jarrett. >> heather: i'm heather childers welcome back to a brand-new hour. the storm is blamed important at least three deaths. that number could climb as we learn more. >> gregg: massachusetts in particular taking a heavy blow from this major blizzard where we begin live with molly standing by in boston. >> reporter: hi, gregg. it will be a cold night for several hundred thousand people. particularly south on the cape cod where the power remains out. utility crews are getting ready and the wind dies down. here in boston as you mentioned the travel ban has been lifted. you can see a lot of cars back out on the highways but governor is urging patience. the roads and highways and second roads are pretty
Feb 21, 2013 4:00am PST
and injured hundreds more at a rhode island night club, the tragedy made worse, many believe, because the building did not have automatic fire sprinklers. yet even after ten years of trying, the push for more sprinklers has been largely unsuccessful. it resumes next week in congress. when fire erupted at the station, a nightclub in west warwick, rhode island, rob feeney thought there were sprinklers. "i was talking with my fiance when the fire broke out and i said, 'don't worry, sprinklers will put this out.' i just assumed they were there. but they weren't. you think you're going to be safe." feeney's fiance, donna mitchell, was one of a hundred people who died. feeney suffered third- degree burns in a fire investigators say two sprinklers could have extinguished. now, feeney and "common voices," a coalition of fire safety groups, supports rhode island congressman jim langevin's efforts to reintroduce the "fire sprinkler incentive act" next week, a bill to provide tax breaks to building owners who retrofit their properties with fire sprinklers. "this particular piece of legislation i
Feb 18, 2013 4:30am EST
. back to you. >>> it marks ten years since 100 people died in a rhode island nightclub fire. yesterday loved ones gathered for a memorial. the station nightclub burned to the ground in february 2003 when pyrotechnics during a show by great white caught material on fire. work for the memorial begins in the spring. >>> it morning, people in a small texas town are mourning the deaths of two firefighters. they are from bryan, texas. about 50 miles outside houston. they died friday night trying to put out flames inside a knights of columbus lodge when the roof suddenly collapsed. two other firefighters were badly burned, but are expected to survive. >>> a 4-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was rescued from a burning house in the district. two adults and another child were also taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. happened in the 2600 block of 33rd street? southeast. it's split into apartments. police arrested a man who argued with another adult inside the home at the time of the fire. he's charged with simple assault and making threats. the cause of the fire remains u
Feb 9, 2013 9:00am PST
records are bound to be broken. we have reports from massachusetts, connecticut, new york and rhode island. hello, everyone. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." let's get to the very latest. we have some new warnings to share. they are to stay off the roads. the rhode island governor ordering a travel ban of the state and closing all roads. drivers in massachusetts and connecticut face similar restrictions. >>> on new york's long island, the heavy snowfall trapping hundreds of drivers on a major expressway. police used snomobiles to get to some of those stranded. more than half a million customers still without power across the region with the numbers getting better in the past few hours. most of them are in massachusetts with more than 400,000 outages. rhode island has nearly 173,000 without power. connecticut more than 38,000 outages. other states fared a little bit better. >>> even though new york area airports began receiving flights today, the ripple effects across this country, airlines cancelling more than 5300 flights this week. and reporter jonathan hall from our nbc affiliate w
Feb 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
are in massachusetts so you can't drive in connecticut, rhode island, massachusetts. you need to be home. at least there's nobody sightseeing, it's too cold, it's too biting to be doing that. this is what jason's going to get in not too long from here, erin. >> you mentioned flooding and how bad it's been. have you been seeing anything near those buildings? >> no. because again, we're not -- we're too many hours away from high tide. the issue's going to be if this thing gets bad between 10:00 and midnight, they're expecting coastal flooding around here. all the way down the coast of massachusetts, all the way into new york, coastal flooding warnings. so we're a little bit worried about that. but that's going to have to do with the timing before the storm comes in versus how high the tide is. as i said, high tide's expected here around 9:45 or so tonight. we're not expecting the peak of the storm probably until about midnight or so. there are warnings about flooding, in fact, as i'm watching cnn here, it's interrupted by weather alerts from the national weather service to warn, in addition to the o
Feb 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
of massachusetts, not cape cod, but parts of rhode island. we operate the system on long island for the long island power authority, and we have a big chunk of upstate new york. so the good news for upstate new york, is that we have no problems up there. on long island, there are approximately 13,000 customers without power. massachusetts, approximately 150,000 customers without power. and rhode island has about 170,000 customers without power right now. >> i have to ask you, how long do you think it will take, with all these trucks and teams at your disposal, how long will it take to get the power back on? >> it's a little early to make predictions because we're still at the height of the storm. but what i can tell you is that we have an army of crews here. we brought tons of extra crews in from outside. and we prestaged them around the service area where we suspected that the hardest hit areas might be. and from what we've seen so far, it's been primarily along the coast, both in rhode island and massachusetts. so as soon as the winds die down tomorrow and it's safe to get out there, we will have
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am PST
in the snow. our coverage spans atlanta to new york to rhode island. and that's where we begin this morning. poppy harlow is in downtown providence where it is a tad chilly. good morning. >> reporter: just a tad chilly. good morning you to, marty. good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us on this saturday morning. what was treacherous here in providence rhode island overnight has turned beautiful. a snowy, white, downtown providence. still pretty bare. a lot of people not yet coming out of their homes. all of the roads in rhode island under the direction of the governor are completely closed to anything but emergency vehicles because they have a big issue with downed power lines. we've still got about 179,000 homes here in rhode island. that's nearly 1/5 of the population that are affected or without power completely. no power means no heat. they want to keep the roads clear, get the emergency vehicles where they need to be. get power back up and running. the real issue here overnight was the whipping wind, the heavy, wet snow that weighed on those power lines. this morning, no whipp
Feb 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
mott is reporting from in providence, rhode island. the weather channel and nick walker start us off. when's the late semest. >> well, it is very seldom we get snowfall forecasts like this. two to three feet here in the southern portions of maine, down through vermont, new hampshire on in to portions of ma m and looks as if boston probably get anywhere mean 18 and 24 inches. this could be a record-breaking storm for them. new york city's probably going to be in the 12 to 18-inch range. here in boston, we are under blizzard warnings now. blizzard conditions expected with the prolonged time of wind and heavy snow. the snow is really picking up in boston right now. the radar showing it's all snow. temperatures there below freezing and the timing is such that the snow will continue to pick up over the next few hours. by nightfall, probably two to four inches of snow. blizzard conditions this evening. probably 25 to 40 hello mile-her hof sustained winds and through the night and even rising to 35 to 60-mile-per-hour range. 12 to 18 inches more falling and then tomorrow morning beginning t
Feb 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
without power. next was rhode island were 180,000 or 1/4 of all households were in the dark. baltimore crews are working in connecticut were 38,000 customers are impacted. >> they are working around the clock so they can get customers back into service as quickly and safely as possible. >> the spokeswoman says that they are part of several assistants networks up and down the east coast. >> we will request crews from other states that have not been a hit as hard as maryland. when other states are hit hard by harsh weather, we can make sure we can send some of our crew to help them, as long as not to jeopardize in our own system. >> if that is why they decided -- have not decided whether or not more crews will head north. forecasters are saying another storm could be headed in this direction. >> once we see what the weather does, we could send additional occurs if requested. >> in maryland, the only part of the storm system we felt was the wind. about 4000 people lost power because of it. less than 100 of them were still without power at last check. >> well, we were scared for that, but
Feb 17, 2013 11:00pm EST
killed inside the rhode island nightclub. now we are going to tell you about a permanent memorial being planned in their honor. >> new information tonight about the state of the man accused of slapping a crying child on an airplane. >> a 10-year-old found >> a memorial was held in rhode island days before the 10th anniversary of the nightclub fire that killed 100 people. family and friends of those killed were on hand at today's memorial. pyrotechnics ignited. officials hope to break ground on the project later this year. >> and accused of murder suspect even have been cancelled for the olympian. he was arrested and charged with the murder of his model girlfriend. >> an airline passenger who slapped a toddler and used a racial slur has lost his job. he was the president of a tech firm. his bosses say they found this offensive and disturbing. he slapped a boy and that was crying when the airplane landed last week. >> police have arrested not a caretaker of a boy found wandering the streets -- have arrested and the caretaker of a boy it found wandering the streets naked and drunk. police
Feb 8, 2013 6:30pm PST
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Feb 9, 2013 4:00am PST
is all over this storm. poppy harlow in providence, rhode island, susan candiotti has been trudging through the snow in boston, and then mary snow in staten island, an area hit by superstorm sandy. first up, poppy harlow. let's get the conditions where you are. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, marty. good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us on this snowy saturday. the sun has come up, the snow has slowed down, the wind gusts are less freekd than they were all through the night. it was torrential here through the evening. i can see down the block, i couldn't see that in the 5:00 eastern hour. now the issue is, how do you clean up? how do you remove the feet of snow that are here? another big issue, huge concern for rhode island folks is the amount of power outages. right now, we've got 187,000 homes without power. that's a big chunk of the population here in this relatively small state. there's big concern about that. and we knew that going into this storm because the snow was wet, it was heavy, and the warmer temperatures actually made it more difficult because that
Feb 17, 2013 8:30am PST
rhode island street, request for conditional use authorization. i believe commissioner moore is requesting that it be pulled off. >> [inaudible]. >> we'll place that first item under the regular calendar. moving on, commissioners, commissioners questions and matters, item 3, consideration of adoption draft minutes for january 31st, 2013. >> is there any public comment on the draft minutes? seeing none, commissioners? commissioner borden. >> approve draft minutes november -- excuse me, from january 31st. >> second. >> on the motion to adopt minutes for january 31st, commissioner antonini? >> aye. >> commissioner borden? >> aye. >> commissioner hillis? >> aye. >> commissioner moore? >> aye. >> commissioner sugaya? he aye. >> and commission president fong? >> aye. >> so moved, commissioners, that motion passes unanimously 6 to 0 and places you under item 4, commission questions and comments. >> commissioner antonini. >> thank you. a couple of things, i've been hearing these reports in the news about an impending demolition of candlestick park. about a year from now, if in fact t
Feb 14, 2013 12:30pm PST
item 2 that was pulled off of consent, case no. 2012.1296c, 383 rhode island street, request for conditional use authorization first. >> good afternoon, president fong and commissioners, cory teague for staff. [speaker not understood] doing business as chase bank in the existing ground floor unit at the northeast corner of 17th and rhode island streets. the currently vacant unit is approximately 4700 gross square feet in size including a mezzanine. it will have direct access to the adjacent ground floor parking garage which is accessed from 17th street and will include 7 parking spaces reserved specifically for the bank. the bank will include three atms located within an interior vestibule [speaker not understood] which will be minimally visible from the street. the entrances and the ministration will not be altered on the billion but the existing awning will be removed. all-new signage will be required to meet the standard of article 6 of the planning code and no other significant exterior alterations are proposed in the project. within this contiguous umu zoning district wh
Feb 18, 2013 6:00am EST
single track a rhode island avenue to takoma park -- and the blue line benning road, capitol heights, addison road, largo town center closed. that is a look attractive. back to you. >> pakistani police say two men are dead after militants dressed in tribal police uniforms staged an attack outside a senior political office in peshawar. based started firing assault weapons and then police retaliated. >> anchors reporters, and other staffers at bbc walked off the job for 24 hours to protest some recent job cuts. the network was forced to change some of its early programming. the journalists' union secretary says it is compromising quality journalism. bbc officials saw the union's actions disappointing and said it does not change the fact that the corporation much make saving targets that require job cuts. >> fans and fellow artists are paying tribute to country singer mindy mccready this morning. authorities say her body was found sunday afternoon at her home in arkansas. apparently she committed suicide. she wrote to the top of the country charts in the 1990's before personal problems
Feb 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
's just new york. in rhode island, snow has been stacking up. as fast as 3 inches an hour there. up to 2 feet of snow is predicted along with winds possibly topping 60 miles per hour. as i mentioned, i'm back in the cnn weather center where we're watching the snow storm. we and karen mcginnis, producers here watching the storm, making sure they have the most up to date information with you. we're live with you throughout the night with continuous coverage on conditions. we have a crew spanned out to bring you the pictures and stories, including there she is on the far left, indra petersons in boston, ali velshi, well, ali is not there, but that's his shot. ali velshi in cape cod for us. in new york, alison kosik, and gary tuchman on staten island. let's begin in boston. logan airport measured one wind gust 76 miles per hour. that's two above hurricane strength. let's go to meteorologist and self-proclaimed weather geek, indra petersons, who has been in the snow for the better part of many hours already. are you frozen to your core yet? >> no, because you have no idea how many layers i ha
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
, rhode island, massachusetts, maine, and new hampshire. residents in all six of those states are now facing what is shaping up to be a winter blizzard of historic proportions. at this point some of the heaviest snowfall is expected in the boston area, where forecasters are warning about the possibility of more than 2 feet of snow. massachusetts governor deval patrick banned all traffic from the roads after 4:00 p.m. tennessee today that is the first travel ban of that kind in more than three decades. and some shoreline residents in massachusetts have been asked to evacuate tonight. in neighboring connecticut, that state's governor, dan malloy has also issued a ban on all non-emergency motor vehicle traffic. and that ban took effect earlier this evening. and rhode island's governor lincoln chafee has taken similar measures, ordering cars off the roads in sta state as well. the storm has been blamed for this 19-car pileup and is causing travel problems in the air as well. at this point more than 4,000 flights in and out of the northeast have been canceled. new york city's airports rema
Feb 9, 2013 9:00am EST
emergency vehicles. same situation in massachusetts and rhode island. let's go to nbc's jay grey. he's live in boston. good morning, jay. >> reporter: the official count at logan airport, 21.4 inches. that's going to increase. 400,000 without power in this state. those numbersi could climb as well. the winter storm pounding the northeast since friday continued to strengthen overnight into a fierce and relentless blizzard, making matters worse, hurricane-force winds, gusts up to 75 miles an hour creating blinding conditions. the projected snowfall totals are staggering. before it's over, up to three feet of snow is expected in parts of new england, including boston. the storm has literally stopped most of new england nits tracks. more than 1800 cancellations at new york area airports, 4700 flights canceled nationwide. the governor of massachusetts ordered all cars off the roadways starting at 4:00. a move that made sense after this 19-car pileup in maine scattered cars across the road and into ditches. >> please, please exercise caution and use common sense. >> reporter: this historic storm
Feb 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
, no messing around here either. the governor here in rhode island calling this a state of emergency. but i just want to take our viewers and show them, guys, this is rush hour. this is rush hour in downtown providence, rhode island. rare that you see a car going by. almost every business, city hall, everything is closed here, just like in massachusetts, the governor in connecticut also having that 4:00 ban on any cars and i wouldn't be surprised if it happens here very soon as well. i want to take you on our journey getting here. we just arrived here. it took us over five hours to get here from new york city, a trip that really shouldn't take any more than three hours. along the way, very slow going, light traffic. lots of snow plows but also some very serious accidents. we saw a jackknifed tractor-trailer that ran right into the median. we saw a huge semi that just fell off the side of the highway. we took a picture of that for you guys. that was consistent all the way up here. if you head up to maine, i want to show you some pretty dramatic video in maine. a 19-car pileup in maine. botto
Feb 7, 2013 2:00am PST
what we're expecting. a blizzard warning, we know that, out towards boston, rhode island and connecticut. it's not the only story. we're talking about winter storm warnings and weather advisories. want to talk about the focus areas. we fknow what we're focused wit. one to two feet. you guys in new york are on that freezing line. depending on that position, we could see it vary, sleet turning into snow, perhaps all snow. hang in there, get yourself. >> that's a lot of deep purple over a wide, wide area. >> all of new england, yes. >> thank you very much. >>> another developing story this morning, u.s. secrets exposed? iran is claiming it has decoded and now released footage from a downed u.s. drone. a man identified as a member of iran's military narrated the footage as it was broadcast on iranian state media. he claims it was a drone iran downed in 2011. cnn cannot independently verify the authenticity of this video. we reached out to the pentagon for comment but have not heard back yet. nick robertson is following developments in london. is this the same drone that the u
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